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Cornell University

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Rating

Private

Type

24,189

Students

$56,550

Tuition

11%

Acceptance

#11

Ranking

Small City

Campus Setting

Ithaca, NY

300 Day Hall, Ithaca, NY 14853

Cornell University is a very large private university located in Ithaca, NY ranked 11th in America. It has a total of 15,464 full-time undergraduate students and is quite competitive, accepting 10.85% of applicants. Cornell University offers 323 different majors and is best known for its Human Resources, Agricultural Business and Management, and Agriculture programs, which are all nationally ranked 1st. With an annual tuition of $56,550 per year, Cornell University is very high-priced. 89.35% of students graduate moving on to the next stage of their lives, employment. After college, alumni go on to take home roughly $77,200 per year, which is 86% above the national median.
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Cost

$57,222
Above Average

Cornell University

$57,222

National Average

$18,347
Pay with Cash

$76,258

Total annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses; excluding any financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Pay with Financial Aid

$30,539

Average annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses after financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Getting In

11%Acceptance
Moderately Selective

Cornell University

11%

National

69%
Sat

1400 - 1560

71% of students submit

Admissions Yield

60%

ACT

30 - 35

41% of students submit

SAT & ACT

Required

Application Fee

$80

Application Website

https://www.commonapp.org/

Students

15,464Undergrads
Large Student Population

Full-Time

100%

Part-Time

0%
Male

47%

In-state

83%

Female

53%

Out of state

15%

Undergrads Over 25

1%

International

1%

Majors/Degrees

Popular Majors
Graduates per Major
10% Business Administration and Management, General8% Computer Science5% Hotel/Motel Administration/Management77% Others

10% Business Administration and Management, General

8% Computer Science

5% Hotel/Motel Administration/Management

77% Others

Business Administration and Management, General

10%

759 Graduates

Computer Science

8%

613 Graduates

Hotel/Motel Administration/Management

5%

347 Graduates

Labor and Industrial Relations

5%

338 Graduates

Biology/Biological Sciences, General

4%

297 Graduates

Agricultural Economics

4%

270 Graduates

Information Technology

3%

242 Graduates

Electrical and Electronics Engineering

3%

237 Graduates

Mechanical Engineering

3%

222 Graduates

Academics

A+
Professors
StudentsProfessors9:19:1

Students

Professors

Student Faculty Ratio

9

Number of Library Books

5,152,167

Academic Spend per Student

$29,893

Total spend on salaries and wages to all employees, faculty, staff, per student.

Full-time Retention Rate

97%

High retention indicates students are generally satisfied with their experience.

Post-Graduation Salary

$64,800/Year

Cornell University

$64,800

National

$26,900
Median Earnings

$64,800

2 Years After Graduation

Employed 2 Years after Graduation

1%

Median Earnings

$77,200

6 Years After Graduation

Graduation Rate

89%